Category Archives: hydrilla

Weed control plan studied to reduce eagle mortality at lake

Results of a stakeholder survey about hydrilla at Thurmond Lake, and the possible use of grass carp to control it, should be available sometime in May.
“We have received over 40 percent of the surveys back so far, and this is actually quite good for a mail survey,” said Susan Wilde, an assistant professor at University of Georgia’s Warnell School of Forestry, who is managing the survey.
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TLAC releases grass carp in war against hydrilla

In an effort to combat the aquatic weed hydrilla, 6,000 sterile grass carp were released into Smith Mountain Lake early last week. READ MORE
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Aqua Service enters research demonstration agreement with MSU

Aqua Services, Inc., a local company that controls aquatic weeds on Lake Guntersville has joined forces with Mississippi State University professor, Dr. John Madsen to demonstrate projects on Lake Guntersville and to investigate and show new and better ways to control hydrilla and other lake weeds…Aqua Services recently developed a new type of application equipment that goes on an airboat that raises and lowers the hoses that apply the herbicide.
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Weed could consume lake in four years without plan

New estimates show Lake Waccamaw could be filled with hydrilla by 2017. Officials also learned it will likely cost at least $3.15 million over seven years to solve the problem…Steven Hoyle, an aquatic weed specialist with N.C. State University, is the lead technical advisor on the team analyzing the lake’s hydrilla infestation. The four-year prediction is very realistic, Hoyle said. READ MORE
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Herbicide, monitoring reducing hydrilla threat to Cayuga

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Source: Ithaca Journal (New York) 01/08/2013

Hydrilla in Cayuga Lake inlet was knocked down in 2012, but it’s not yet knocked out. Further eradication efforts are expected this year in the fight against the invasive aquatic plant that was found in the lake in August 2011.
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Gore District Council seeks more information on herbicide

The Gore District Council is seeking more information about an application by the Ministry of Primary Industries to use the aquatic herbicide Endothall in Southland. The ministry earlier this year sought resource consent for a 30-year approval to use Endothall to eradicate aquatic pests Hydrilla, Lagarosiphon and Hornwort, should they become a problem in Southland’s waters.
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Mysterious weed in lake is hydrilla

A mysterious aquatic plant that fouls boat propellers, makes boating and swimming difficult, and has the potential to make fishing less productive has been identified as hydrilla, an invasive species. READ MORE

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Aquatic threat found in Erie canal

NORTH TONAWANDA — A highly aggressive invasive species from Korea has been found in the North Tonawanda portion of the Erie Canal as state and federal authorities rush to identify the extent of the impending threat.

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We’re Working to Keep Lake Pinehurst Healthy

The presence of hydrilla in Lake Pinehurst has been confirmed by the aquatic weed control program within the N. C. Division of Water Resources (NCDWR) and by four state-licensed aquatic contractors who bid on the Lake Pinehurst restoration contract…

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Fish Population Struggling in Lake Pinehurst

The spraying of herbicides to remove aquatic weeds in Lake Pinehurst resulted in damage to small fish breeding grounds. READ MORE

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